Amazon‘s April Spotlight Pick is Ariel Lawhon’s Code Name Helene and their featured debut is Phuc Tran’s Sigh, Gone. Also on the list are Veronica Roth’s Chosen Ones and Elizabeth Wetmore’s Valentine, both excerpted and available for download in our Buzz Books 2020 Spring/Summer sampler. The rest of the April picks:
Hidden Valley Road, by Robert Kolker
Conjure Women, by Afia Atakore
The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, by Grady Hendrix
Pretty Things, by Janelle Brown
How Much of These Hills Is Gold, by C Pam Zhang
Three Hours in Paris, by Cara Black
Barnes & Noble’s Books of the Month for April are:
Julia Phillip’s Disappearing Earth is the April pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times Now Read This Book Club.
As noted yesterday, Jenna Bush Hager picked Elizabeth Wetmore’s Valentine as her April pick for her Today Show Read With Jenna book club. For new initiatives, model and celebrity child Kaia Gerber has started weekly book picks on Instagram, beginning with Sally Rooney’s Normal People.
And don’t forget to check out our other Buzz Books titles for April, all available to sample now, including:
The Socialite, by J’nell Ciesielski (Thomas Nelson)
The Book of Longings, by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking)
Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, by Jennifer Finney Boylan (Celadon)
The Burning, by Laura Bates (Sourcebooks Fire)